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Our vision is a world where people live free from the effects of stroke. This vision drives our global effort to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

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Information, guidance and resources to support stroke clinicians and healthcare professionals.

 I'm a patient or carer

I'm a patient or carer

Information for patients and caregivers and resources for stroke support organizations.

World Stroke Campaign

We campaign throughout the year to raise awareness of key issues in stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. Our tools and resources are designed to help members and stakeholders build stroke awareness and advocate for action on the things that matter most.

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World Stroke Day 2020 Highlights

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Future Stroke Leaders Programme

11 February 2021

The Future Stroke Leaders website together with the member log in area went live in February. Participants are currently actively engaged in the programme discussions through member log in area and SLACK interface

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NEWS RELEASE WSO Advise Public to be Vigilant for Symptoms of Rare Stroke Linked to Johnson&Johnson and Astra Zeneca COVID Vaccines

15 April 2021

Patients who receive J&J or Astra Zeneca COVID 19 vaccination urged to be aware of symptoms of rare blood clot side effect

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World Stroke Conference 2021

13th World Stroke Congress

28-29 October, 2021

The WSO Congress will be held as a virtual meeting with a focus on live interactive elements on 28-29 October 2021 and will be organized by a program committee representing various continents around the world.

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13th World Stroke Congress

Education

WSO is committed to providing members with access to educational material and resources, aimed at improving stroke care and reducing the global burden of stroke. These materials are available in various forms including webinars and other online resources, as well as teaching courses.

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World Stroke Academy

World Stroke Academy

The World Stroke Academy is a core educational activity of World Stroke Organization and provides high-quality stroke education to healthcare professionals.

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International Journal of Stroke

International Journal of Stroke

As WSO's flagship publication, IJS publishes high quality research articles, reviews and clinical trial protocols from around the world. IJS is part of our work to build a global stroke research community. 

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International Journal of Stroke
Roadmap to delivering quality stroke care

Roadmap to delivering quality stroke care

The Roadmap supports organisations to make and monitor progress in delivering quality stroke services. It is a companion piece to the WSO Global Stroke Services Guideline.

Stroke Riskometer™

Stroke Riskometer™

The Stroke Riskometer is a mobile app that helps you to calculate your risk of stroke and take action to reduce it.

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Advocacy toolkit

Advocacy toolkit

This toolkit will help you to advocate effectively for priority improvements to stroke care.

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World Stroke Academy

World Stroke Academy

The World Stroke Academy is a core educational activity of the World Stroke Organization and provides high-quality stroke education to healthcare professionals.

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Global Stroke Factsheet

Global Stroke Factsheet

This document provides an overview of the best available scientific evidence to give reliable and up to date data on stroke and its impact around the world.

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SSO Toolkit

SSO Toolkit

This toolkit offers advice and help to those wishing to set up an SSO in countries where none exist and guidance on growing your SSO in different countries and contexts.

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Become a Member

WSO membership connects you to a global network of people who are committed to and support each other to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

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Our partners and sponsors

Achieving our vision of a life free from stroke is a task that WSO cannot achieve alone. We are committed to building our partnerships at the global, regional and national level to scale up and deliver improvements in prevention, treatment and support to reduce the burden of stroke.

Medtronic Platinum Plus
Boehringer Ingelheim Platinum Plus
BMS Pfizer Gold
Allm Bronze
Ipsen Bronze